UHN- MARK ROCHON DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES

When:
September 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2019-09-17T11:00:00-04:00
2019-09-17T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Toronto Rehab- University Centre
550 University Ave.
2nd floor auditorium

Presenting: Prof. Gert Kwakkel 

Topic: Moving Stroke Rehabilitation Forward: What are the Next Steps?

Professor Kwakkel is from background physical therapists and human movement scientists since the eighties. He received his PhD in 1998 about Dynamics of Functional Recovery Post Stroke. Based on his work focused on intensity of exercise therapy (Lancet 1999), he is responsible for the Dutch Stroke Guidelines with respect to Physical Therapy and Neurorehabilitation in the Netherlands. In March 2008, he received a chair ‘Neurorehabilitation’ at the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam. His chair is dedicated to translational research in the field of neurorehabilitation with special focus on the longitudinal relationship between brain plasticity and motor recovery early post stroke. Since 2014 he became also head of research of the department neurorehabilitation of rehabilitation center Reade in Amsterdam.

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